The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year ...

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J. Dodsley, 1800

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Page 210 - Hoarse he bays with hideous din, Eyes that glow, and fangs that grin : And long pursues, with fruitless yell, The father of the powerful spell.
Page 212 - Virgins these, in speechless woe, That bend to earth their solemn brow, That their flaxen tresses tear, And snowy veils, that float in air. Tell me whence their sorrows rose: Then I leave thee to repose. PR. Ha! no Traveller art thou, King of Men, I know thee now, Mightiest of a mighty line O.
Page 235 - That we will not purchase of any factor, or others, any kind of goods imported from Great Britain, from January 1769, to January 1770.
Page 220 - Distrest alike the statesman and the wit, When one a Borough courts, and one the Pit. The busy candidates for power and fame Have hopes, and fears, and wishes, just the same ; Disabled both to combat or to fly, Must hear all taunts, and hear without reply.
Page 208 - ... towards a hill, and seeming to enter into it. Curiosity led him to follow them, till looking through an opening in the rocks, he saw twelve gigantic figures resembling women : they were all employed about a loom ; and as they wove, they sung the following dreadful song ; which when they had finished, they tore the web into twelve pieces, and (each taking her portion) galloped six to the north, and as many to the south.
Page 209 - Eirin weep, Ne'er again his likeness see ; Long her strains in sorrow steep, Strains of immortality ! Horror covers all the heath, Clouds of carnage blot the sun. Sisters, weave the web of death ; Sisters, cease ; the work is done.
Page 209 - Hauberk crafli, and helmet ring. (Weave the crimfon web of war) Let us go, and let us fly, Where our Friends the conflicT: fliare, Where they triumph, where they die. As As the paths of fate we tread, Wading thro' th' enfanguin'd field : Gondula, and Geira, fpread O'er the youthful King your fhield.
Page 212 - Yet a while my call obey. Prophetefs, awake, and fay, What Virgins thefe, in fpeechlefs woe, That bend to earth their folemn brow, That their flaxen trefles tear, And fnowy veils, that float in air.
Page 54 - Essex, which was about 1578: and then he was declared to be only his natural issue by lady Douglas. Out of her hands the earl was very desirous to get him, in order to put him under the care of sir Edward Horsey, governor of the Isle of Wight ; which some have imagined to have been...
Page 260 - For maintaining his Majefty's forces and garrifons in the Plantations and Africa, including thofe in 'garrifon at Minorca and Gibraltar ; and for provifions for the forces in North America, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, 'Gibraltar, the Ceded Jflands, and Africa, for the year 1778 960,843 18 9 5.

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